WX INFO
Lesson 1
Chapters 1 & 2
Lesson 2
Chapter 3 & Instrument Supplement
Lesson 3
Weather Maps
Lesson 4
Chapter 4
Lesson 5
Chapter 5
Lesson 6
Chapter 6
Lesson 7
Chapter 7
Lesson 8
Chapter 8
Lesson 9
Chapter 9
Lesson 10
Chapter 10
Lesson 11
Wind Shear and Turbulence
Lesson 12
Icing
Lesson 13
Visibility
Lesson 14
Case Study/Self-Briefing
Lesson 15
Case Study/Self-Briefing
Lesson 16
Case Study/Self-Briefing

LESSON 6: ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE

Objectives

This lesson focuses on the basics of atmospheric motion. We also discuss cloud and fog formation and how precipitation is formed.e motion of air is important for flight and for weather.
  1. Understand how we represent the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere.
  2. Learn to identify different cloud types.
  3. Learn different precipitation forms and the different types.

Reading Assignment: Chapter 6

Background

Practice

Assignment

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